commercial farming

Infographic: Veterinary Feed Directive, Part 1

· October 3, 2016

This is the first in a four-part series on the Veterinary Feed Directive. To see the others, click here for Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.   Did you like what you read? Sign up here in a heartbeat to get the best from!

Sustainable Agricultural

USDA grants $8.4M to minority, veteran farmers

· September 29, 2016

Veterans and minorities, with a passion for farming, now have more opportunities, thanks to ‘The People’s Department.’ Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced $8.4 million in grants will be used by organizations in 24 states to provide training, outreach, and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged, tribal, and veteran farmers and ranchers. “USDA was created to […]

Bayer upgrades worm control protection product

· September 29, 2016

Cotton bollworm and armyworms inching their way into your cotton fields? Bayer has upgraded their pest protection product in 2017 with TwinLink Plus. TwinLink Plus technology combines two Bayer proprietary Bt genes (Cry1Ab and Cry2Ae), both included in TwinLink, with the Vip3Aa19 Bt gene to create TwinLink Plus for effective management of major lepidopteran pests, […]

‘Shark Tank’ ag style? Alltech invests $10M in rising entrepreneurs

· September 26, 2016

Do you have an agribusiness plan that needs a little boost? Alltech is investing $10 million in the Pearse Lyons Accelerator program to provide market opportunities for entrepreneurs to fully develop their agriculture, food and ag-tech plans. Set to run annually for five years, the program is a three-month intensive boot camp for food and […]

Nine companies release proprietary precision ag data, join AgGateway ADAPT

· September 26, 2016

Precision agriculture just got a little more simple, especially if you drive different brands of farm equipment.  Nine equipment manufacturers will soon release products to enhance a grower’s ability to manage data across different precision agriculture systems — regardless of the system manufacturer, thanks to AgGateway’s ADAPT conversion toolkit. “The ADAPT framework removes the complexity of […]

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